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Sports for Juvenile Justice Wins International Award.The Philadelphia Youth Sports Collaborative's Sports for Juvenile Justice received the "Best New Project" award at the Beyond Sport Summit 2013. The project was created in 2012 and places juvenile offenders into one of several PYSC member programs. For more information about the Beyond Sport award, go HERE.
The 3rd Annual Southeastern Pennsylvania OST Summit and Resource Fair.
Date/Time: Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 8:30am-3:00pm
Location: Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue, 4200 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131
This premier event features networking aplenty -- with interactive workshops, engaging keynotes, and scores of afterschool, youth development and summer program exhibitors! Learn more HERE.
VENDORS: ONLY A HANDFUL OF TABLE SPACES LEFT!
If you remember or heard about last year's overwhelming success, you certainly won't want to miss out this year! Take the first step to reaching hundreds of attendees with your resources by completing the vendor application:CLICK HERE.
Fall 2013 OSTRC Regional Resource Directories: Here at Last!
What's new this Fall for OST staff and students? Check out the Fall 2013 Editions of our Directories, featuring a wide range of resources intended to support OST staff and their programs! Find them HERE on our website for FREE and easy download. For more information, and/or to list your services in future editions,contact us.
The How-To's of Doing Student Science Research is a FREE workshop sponsored by the School District of Philadelphia, the George Washington Carver Science Fair, and the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University. This event is designed for classroom teachers, informal science educators, youth, parents, and anyone interested in teaching or learning about student science research. It will also help prepare children and adults for the citywide George Washington Carver Science Fair, which will take place in February and March, 2014, and is open to all 4th-12th graders who attend school in Philadelphia. Remember: the Carver Fair is open to both in-school and out-of-school time youth!
This workshop will take place from 10 AM-12 PM on Saturday, November 16, 2013. It will be held at the Academy of Natural Sciences, at 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway. School District of Philadelphia staff must register using the PD Planner on the District's website. All others register HERE.
Philadelphia Youth Sports Collaborative: Connecting Sports to Youth Development. This article, published in the October 2013 issue of AfterSchool Today, describes the history, evolution, activities, benefits, impacts, and success stories of the Philadelphia Youth Sports Collaborative.
November OSTRC Academy Sessions
Wednesday, November 6, 10:00 AM -12:00 PM
Session Title: Professional Standards and Advancement for Youth Workers
Tuesday, November 12, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Session Title: Surveys 101
Cost: $10 per session.
Register via PA Keys website: HERE.
Location: Out-of-School Time Resource Center,
3815 Walnut Street, Phila PA 19104
The OSTRC Academy is a special workshop series that covers a range of professional themes and is available to all OST staff. To learn more and to view our upcoming schedule, CLICK HERE.
November Peer Networking Meeting
Wednesday, November 20, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Topic: Classroom and Behavior Management
Location: United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern NJ,
1709 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Phila PA 19103
Philadelphia's Peer Networking Meetings are held every month and feature panel discussions on a range of OST-related topics. For more information, CLICK HERE!
December Philadelphia Youth Sports Collaborative (PYSC) Networking Seminar
Monday, December 9, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Topic: "Connecting Sports and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math)
Location: The School District of Philadelphia, 440 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19130
PYSC Networking Seminars feature refreshments, networking, program announcements, small-group discussions, and peer panel presentations. For more information, click HERE